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13 ways to search BIBSYS

  1. 1. 13 ways to search the BIBSYS union catalogue without using their own user interface BIBSYS Ask Bratislava, April 2009 Ole Husby, NTNU Library, Norway
  2. 2. 1. Endnote Requires EndNote installed on your PC EndNote is licensed software Uses the Z39.50 search protocol
  3. 3. 2. Metalib Requires access to the Metalib federated search portal Available for users at the NTNU Library Uses the Z39.50 search protocol
  4. 4. 3. gratis.bibsys.no Available for all with a web browser Primarily a federated search portal (Mime) for members of the BIBSYS portal consortium Uses the Z39.50 search protocol A selection of resources is free for all
  5. 5. 4. Any Z39.50 client The BIBSYS union catalogue is freely accessible via Z39.50
  6. 6. 5. Any SRU client The BIBSYS union catalogue is freely accessible via SRU http://sru.bibsys.no/services/sru? version=1.1&operation=searchRetrieve&startRecord=1&ma ximumRecords=10&query=bibsys.title+%3D+ %22snow+crash%22
  7. 7. 6. Webapp for iPhone A shortcut to (the safari version of) BIBSYS Ask. Part of the NTNU Library Mobile services
  8. 8. 7. Facebook application Shortcut to BIBSYS Ask BIBSYS Search @UBiT:
  9. 9. 8. Internal browser search Works in Firefox and Internet Explorer (more?) Shortcut to BIBSYS Ask How to (Norwegian only)
  10. 10. 9. Ask bookmarklets Small programs (javascript) that you can include in your browser bookmarks Shortcut to BIBSYS Ask How to (Norwegian only)
  11. 11. 10. NTNU Library toolbar Works in Firefox and Internet Explorer Shortcut to BIBSYS Ask (among other services) Get it here
  12. 12. 11. Netvibes widget A small "service" for inclusion in widget platforms: Netvibes, iGoogle, Vista desktop, Mac desktop Includes advanced search functions - not just a shortcut Get the widget here
  13. 13. 12. DIY <form action="http://ask.bibsys.no/ask/action/result" method="get"> <input size="33" name="q"/> <input value="Search BIBSYS" type="submit"/></form>
  14. 14. 13. Google books Google is harvesting the BIBSYS union catalogue http://books.google.com/books?q=%22ole+husby%22
  15. 15. Digression:

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